T20 World Cup / This player was out of the T20 World Cup due to missing flight, the team got a shock

Zoom News : Oct 04, 2022, 12:53 PM
T20 World Cup 2022: There is only a short time left for cricket's great Kumbh to start in the T20 World Cup 2022. India's star cricketer Jasprit Bumrah has been out of the T20 World Cup due to injury, but now apart from him, a West Indies batsman has been out of the T20 World Cup due to flight. This has dealt a big blow to the fans. Let's know about this player.

This player is out of T20 World Cup

West Indies' aggressive batsman Shimron Hetmyer has been dropped from West Indies' T20 World Cup 2022 squad for not catching a scheduled flight to join the team in Australia. In his place, Samarth Brooks has been taken in the team.

out due to missing flight

Shimron Hetmyer was supposed to leave Guyana on Saturday but was allowed to board the flight on Monday by the West Indies Cricket Board due to family reasons. This meant that he would not be available for Wednesday's T20 match against Australia in the Gold Coast. He informed the West Indies Cricket Board that he may not even catch the next scheduled flight. After this the selectors dropped him from the team.

Cricket Board gave this statement

"We have moved Shimron Hetmyer's flight to Monday from Saturday for family reasons, but it has been made clear to him that we will have him in place if the flight is delayed further," West Indies director of cricket Jimmy Adams said in a statement. There will be no option but to keep another player as we cannot compromise on the team's preparation for this important event.

Added this player

Samarth Brooks made his T20 debut in December last year and averages 23 in 11 matches. Hetmyer took part in the last World Cup. He has played 50 T20 matches so far in which he has scored runs at an average of 21. West Indies are scheduled to play two T20Is against Australia this week after which they will start their campaign against Scotland in Hobart on 17 October in the preliminary leg of the T20 World Cup.